AVIATION COMMITTEE: Burbank Bob Hope Airport Replacement Terminal Update

ROW DTLA 777 S. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, California

JOIN US! 1:00PM-2:15PM Location: TBD RSVP or Questions: Sunie [email protected]   Our guest speaker is the Dan Feger, Executive Director, Bob Hope Airport. Dan Feger was named Executive Director at Bob Hope Airport in August 2008. He first joined the airport staff in 1988 as the Airport Engineer. He supervised numerous capital projects and planning efforts over the years, … Continued

WATER COMMITTEE: Emerging Technologies in Industrial Water Treatment & Municipal Financing presented by Veolia North America

ROW DTLA 777 S. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, California

JOIN US! MAY 8, 2015 12:00PM-1:30PM Lunch will be provided RSVP to [email protected] for more information and venue details. Veolia Industrial Water - Processes & Technologies Veolia Industrial delivers sustainable water, wastewater and residuals processing with a focus on resource and by-product recovery to customers across California, including Chevron, Exxon, and Freeport McMoran Veolia North … Continued


ROW DTLA 777 S. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, California

LAEDC Board of Governors is comprised of leaders from LA County businesses, government, education. Keynote speakers and an outlook from our Chief Economist Please join us for our upcoming Board of Governors meeting on: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Networking Breakfast 7:30am Meeting 8:00am-9:30am We encourage you to bring a non-member guest! Please send the guest names … Continued


ROW DTLA 777 S. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, California

JOIN US! Please join us as we host Senator Fran Pavley, Representing the 27th District.  Details upon RSVP  /  RSVP: [email protected] Senator Fran Pavley is a native Angeleno and grew up in Sherman Oaks. She has spent her lifetime living and working in Los Angeles and Ventura counties as a parent, educator, and elected official. She lives … Continued

WATER COMMITTEE: Felicia Marcus, Chair, CA State Water Resources Control Board

ROW DTLA 777 S. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, California

Please join us as we host Ms. Felicia Marcus, Chair to the California State Water Resources Control Board. Details upon RSVP  /  RSVP: [email protected] As we all know, the state of drought in California is unprecedented and calls for immediate actions to find alternative ways to ensure the conservation of water for the present and future generations. On … Continued

CHAIRMAN’S SERIES: City of Long Beach Mayor, Dr. Robert Garcia

ROW DTLA 777 S. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, California

Join us for a intimate discussion with Mayor Robert Garcia. Details upon RSVP  /  RSVP: [email protected] Dr. Robert Garcia, 37, is an educator and the 28th Mayor of Long Beach. Mayor Garcia has taken a leadership role in economic development, education, and investing in technology. Mayor Garcia has been a member of the public policy … Continued


ROW DTLA 777 S. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, California

We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday, September 16 from 7:30 to 9:30 am at the California Club. You must RSVP to attend. Please note that the next Board of Governors meeting does not meet again until January! Our guest speaker is Mr. Barry Quarles, President and Research Director … Continued

LAEDC WATER COMMITTEE MEETING: The Bay-Delta Initiatives Program

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDyL1HYhj_8 About the The Bay-Delta Initiatives Program About 30 percent of the water that flows out of taps in Southern California comes from Northern California via the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. But the Delta's delivery system is badly outdated, a problem compounded both by a declining ecosystem and 1,100-mile levee system that … Continued

Policy Committee Meeting feat. Senator Ben Allen

Downtown LA, The California Club

Members only.  Please note that space is limited. California State Senator Ben Allen was elected in 2014 to represent the 26th Senate District, which consists of the Westside, Hollywood and coastal South Bay communities of Los Angeles County. Ben serves as chair of the Senate Education Committee and the legislature's Joint Committee on the Arts.  … Continued

Policy Committee Meeting feat. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

Members only. Please note that space is limited. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) represents California’s 66th Assembly District, located in the South Bay of Los Angeles County.  He is a former prosecutor and Deputy Attorney General with the California Department of Justice and a former Torrance School Board member... More on Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi   Agenda to … Continued

Inaugural LAEDC Bioscience Workforce Development Council Meeting

CSULA DTLA Campus 801 S. Grand Avenue, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA, United States

  Co-Chair Dina Lozofsky Executive Director, LA BIOCOM Co-Chair Rohit Shukla Founder & CEO LARTA Mission Statement: The LAEDC Bioscience Council is a network of LA Basin-based leaders from the region’s Biopharmaceutical and Medical Device industry clusters (taken together, “Bioscience”) dedicated to creating a vibrant life sciences ecosystem, from basic research to product commercialization, with … Continued

e4 Mobility Alliance meeting

“Cool Jobs in a Hot Industry: Tesla and ZEVs”: Learn about: in-class theory, hands-on labs, self-paced learning

About LAEDC Events

Future Forum Series

As technological innovation and globalization take the economy in new directions, the L.A. County region is destined to be an incubator for business development. Each Future Forum offers an opportunity to learn about trends, workforce demands, and most importantly, what the future holds for key industries. Past themes have covered the future of eSports, healthcare personalization, space commercialization, fintech, cybersecurity, and more, while featuring industry thought leaders.

The Eddy Awards- Annually each November


The Eddy Awards is the most prestigious awards program to recognize leadership in economic development in business, education, and government throughout Los Angeles County. The Most Business-Friendly City award is also presented live to recognize the importance of prioritizing job creation. This cocktail reception, dinner, and awards gala also supports the LAEDC’s mission to advance opportunity and prosperity for all.

Economic Forecast

The LAEDC Annual Economic Forecast has been a lightning rod for progress for the past decade. It’s L.A.’s most iconic forecast event. It’s a highly anticipated and publicly visible event, which offers attendees valuable insights on the economic projections for the regional economy. Each year the Economic Forecast Report is shared and distributed to our audience.


World Trade Center LA’s Select LA Summit provides international and local companies with a comprehensive understanding of the region’s investment ecosystem with actionable insights that can guide key business decisions.

88 Cities Summit

LAEDC’s 88 Cities Summit convenes leaders from local governments to discuss the economic challenges and opportunities our communities face. The LAEDC leads timely discussions around LA County’s region and what it means for municipalities and communities.

Quarterly economic briefing

LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics (IAE) will analyze the latest California unemployment data from the State’s Employment Development Department (EDD) and other economic development topics like key industries and jobs currently impacting LA County. This webinar is provided free as a public service for those in our region.

For information about upcoming events, please get in touch with  Riccardo Ruffolo.